A 9-year-old boy presented with a 1-week history of pruritus and rash on his elbows, knees, back, and legs. He had recently run through a field of tall grass but denied any other exposure history. Your dx?
This 66-year-old black woman presented with a 2-year history of a painless skin eruption. She stated that her skin had “changed overnight” while she was caring for her mother who had been hospitalized. Your diagnosis?
Patients frequently present with hand disorders, and the hands often show changes that reflect a disease that affects other parts of or the whole body. This week’s photo quiz offers several presentations to test your knowledge.
As the incidence of malignant melanoma continues to rise, so does primary care physicians’ need to identify pigmented lesions for early detection. Take a look at these presentations to test your knowledge.